A 33-year-old Colorado man is facing felony charges after police claimed he was making pipe bombs in his apartment on Dec. 17. While the alleged bomb-making materials were being cleared from the Colorado Springs apartment, the accused man's neighbors had to evacuate for more than six hours. Materials that were inside of two of the alleged pipe bombs were seized as evidence.
Summit County residents may be interested in the story of two men who have plead guilty to criminal charges. They are currently serving a deferred sentence, and the charges and jail time could be dismissed for good behavior.
Canon City police and Freemont County sheriff's authorities say that they detained a woman just after midnight on Aug. 26 in connection with the robbery of the Bank of Colorado in Olathe on Aug. 20. A warrant for the woman was filed in Montrose County Court two days after the robbery, and she faces two class four felony charges for theft and aggravated robbery. The penalty for a class four felony includes two to six years imprisonment.
Most parents would never want their children to come to any harm. When a parent is the one who supposedly seriously injured their child, that parent's mental state may need to be questioned. Causing a person serious bodily harm often comes with severe penalties, but the evaluation of a suspect's mental state could lead to a less harsh punishment. This route could prove beneficial to a suspect's criminal defense strategy, should they choose to present one.